17-Mile Drive, Carmel and Monterey Private Tour


  • 8 to 10-hours Tour
  • Full-day trip from San Francisco to Monterey and Carmel 
  • Stop at Carmel by the Sea 
  • San Francisco pickup and drop-off included 
  • Stop at Monterey 
  • Plenty of stops with photo opportunities along the 17 Mile Drive 
  • Stop at Pebble Beach Golf Course
On this full-day tour, you will drive down one of the most scenic roads in California. Cruise along the coast-hugging Highway 1, passing the mansions of Pebble Beach on the iconic 17-Mile Drive. Enjoy free time to explore Monterey, where you can stroll down Steinbeck’s Cannery Row or visit the famous Monterey Bay Aquarium. Browse the ritzy boutiques of Carmel-by-the-Sea and get a glimpse of Silicon Valley’s tech campuses on the return drive to San Francisco.

Pacific Coast Highway (Pass By) - California's most scenic highway that connects San Francisco to Monterey. This road hugs the California coastline, passing rocky overhangs and coastal farming towns. 
Pigeon Point Light Station - Tallest lighthouse on the west Coast of the United States. it is still an active Coast Guard aid to navigation. Explore the lighthouse or a quick walk down to the beach. 15 minutes • Admission Ticket Free.

Davenport - Clients will spend 15 minutes here to stretch and get a quick coffee. 15 minutes. Admission Ticket Free.

Monterey Bay (Pass By) - Nearing the city of Monterey, views of the Monterey Bay will become available for traveles. Cannery Row (Pass By) This waterfront street in the New Monterey section of Monterey. It is the site of now-defunct sardine canning factories. Cannery Row today is now a tourist attraction with many restaurants and stores.

Monterey Bay - This is the stopping location for the Monterey portion of the tour. Travelers will be given approximately 2 hours of free time to explore some of the many nearby attractions: - Monterey Bay Aquarium (tickets have to be reserved prior to departure date on the official Monterey Bay Aquarium website:www.montereybayaquarium.org - Cannery Row - Monterey Fisherman's Wharf - Restaurants and stores. 2 hours • Admission Ticket Free.

17-Mile Drive - A scenic loop through the private Pebble Beach community on the Monterey Peninsula. Travelers will see, beautiful coastal scenes with white cove beaches. 1 hour • Admission Ticket Included 5 Bird Rock Vista Point This wildlife hub is buzzing with birds, harbor seals and belching sea lions. Sea lions take advantage of the cleared-off perch and enjoy the sun. 15 minutes • Admission Ticket Included 

Lone Cypress - A Monterey Cypress tree, standing on a granite hillside. Estimated at 250 years, the cypress has been scarred by fire and held in place by cables for the last 60 years. 15 minutes • Admission Ticket Included.

Pebble Beach Golf Links - Widely regarded as one of the most beautiful courses in the world, it hugs the rugged coastline and has wide open views of Carmel Bay. Travelers will be allowed to disembark and explore the area. 15 minutes • Admission Ticket Included.

Carmel by the sea (Pass By) - Small beach community on California's Monterey Peninsula. The Scenic Bluff Path runs from surf spot Carmel Beach to bird-rich Carmel River State Beach. 8 Carmel Plaza Nestled in the heart of downtown Carmel-by-the-Sea, Carmel Plaza is home to one of a kind fashion finds, specialty natural brands, distinctive restaurants, gourmet shops, wine tasting rooms, in a relaxed and sophisticated setting. 1 hour • Admission Ticket Free.

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  • Full-day trip from San Francisco to Monterey and Carmel. 
  • Entrance fee for the 17-Mile Drive.
  • 1 hour stop at Carmel by the Sea.
  • 2 hours stop at Monterey.
  • Stops at Pigeon Point Lighthouse, Pebble Beach, Bird Rock and the Lone Cypress.
  • San Francisco pickup and drop-off included.
  • Plenty of stops with photo opportunities along the 17 Mile Drive.
  • Transport by air-conditioned luxury motor-coach restroom.
  • Taxes and Fees.


  • Meals.
  • Travel Insurance – highly recommended. DMCi Inc. sell Manulife Travel Insurance.  We will require customers to sign off on Travel Insurance Waiver in the event customer declines our offer to sell them Travel Insurance.
  • Gratuities for Driver cum Tour Guide.  Gratuities are expected.  

Accommodations Featured

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Room Configuration Beds Occupancy

For more information on Rooming and how rates apply, please refer to Important Notes

Optional Tour

These optional tours can be booked with our package. Please contact our Canada Destination Specialist for rates.

Notes about this Tour

Operation Info


YearOperating Dates
2022-2023Select Days of the week 1 Jul 2022 to 31 Mar 2023
Joining Instructions

Pickup from

Union Square - 478 Post St, San Francisco, CA 94102, USA – Bus departs at 7:40 AM.  Arrive by 7:20 AM.

Fisherman’s Wharf - 2805 Leavenworth St, San Francisco, CA 94133, USA – Bus departs at 8 AM. Arrive by 7:35 AM.



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